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Niche #technology firm Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates handles contentious and advisory work but ‘excels at #IT litigation’ and, in the form of managing partner Pavan Duggal, has a practitioner ‘of considerable repute’ for #cyber law and #e-commerce. Recent highlights include securing a landmark judgement regarding the #privacy of information stored on a laptop.

#Cyberlaw specialist Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates is the first port of call for many in terms of cases involving data theft, usually companies that have experienced theft of #confidential or commercially #sensitive #information by former employees.

Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates advises various corporations on their complex IP matters in the context of the electronic medium. Pavan Duggal has a superb reputation amongst fellow lawyers, and is the first port of call for many who require advice on cyberlaw matters.

Our website pavanduggal.net provides a deep insight into the various contributions made by Pavan Duggal, Advocate , Supreme Court of India and President, #Cyberlaws.Net.

Pavan Duggal is one of the key #Cyberlaw thinkers of our times. Pavan Duggal has contributed in his remarkable manner to the growth of jurisprudence pertaining to #Cyberlaw and other #technology law related areas.

One of the foremost minds in the area of cyber legal scholarship, Pavan Duggal has been dedicatedly working towards the growth of technology law related issues since the last more than one decade.

A distinguished jurist,academician, scholar, author, columnist and prolific speaker, Pavan Duggal has made an immense and invaluable contribution to the evolution of legal thought process pertaining to complicated issues concerning #Cyberspace, Internet and the world wide web and their regulation in India and in Asia.

The present website, Pavanduggal.Net, is endeavoring to accumulate at one place, glimpses of his varied contributions in the above areas.

Pavan Duggal is one of the pioneers in the field of #Cyberlaw and is Asia’s leading authority on #Cyberlaw. He is a practicing Advocate, Supreme Court of India and a Cyberlaw Consultant. He is the President of Cyberlaws.Net, The Cyberlaw Consultancy which is Internet’s unique and first ever consultancy dedicated exclusively to the new field of Cyberlaw. He is the Founder President of #Cyberlaw Asia, Asia’s pioneering organization committed to the passing of dynamic #Cyberlaws in the Asian continent. #Cyberlaw Asia is engaged in the process of creating greater awareness about #Cyberlaws in different countries of Asia.

Pavan has been associated with UNESCO on Ethical, Legal, and Societal Challenges of Cyberspace in Asia and the Pacific. He is the consultant to United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) on the Asia Pacific Conference on Cybercrime and Information Security 2002. He is Member of Nominating Committee of The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) . He is also member of the Membership Advisory Committee and Membership Implementation Task Force (MITF) of ICANN and is involved in the legal issues of At Large Membership of this global body.

He is the Member of the Public Interest Registry’s.Org Advisory Council . Pavan is doing a lot of work in the area of Intellectual property rights in the electronic medium and in cyberspace. He is a member of the World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Centre’s Panel of Neutrals. He has acted as an arbitrator in various domain name disputes of the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Pavan is the member of AFACT Legal Working Group of UN/CEFACT. Pavan has vetted and reviewed the e-primer on Cyberlaw prepared by e-Asean Task Force as an expert authority. He is the Cyberlaw correspondent for the Global Legal Publication JURIST: The Legal Education Network. He is advising the Controller of Certifying Authorities, Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India on issues concerning the Indian Cyberlaw namely, The Information Technology Act, 2000. He is also the Member of the IT Act Legal Advisory Group constituted by the Controller of Certifying Authorities.

Pavan has also the credit of having done pioneering work in the field of Convergence Law. Pavan Duggal has testified before the Indian Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology, on the Communication Convergence Bill, 2001. Pavan is the Founder President of Cyberlaw India . He has also founded The Cyberlaw Association. He is the Founder of Cyberarbitration, an online system of alternative dispute resolution.

Being a prolific writer , he has authored seven books few of which are entitled as “Cyberlaw in India” , “Cyberlaw The Indian Perspective”, “Changing Face of Indian Cinema”, “Law of Business Process Outsourcing” and “Indian Convergence Law” . Pavan writes regularly, inter-alia amongst others, every Sunday his Cyberlaw column ” Brief Cases ” in The Economic Times. He has been invited as a distinguished speaker on various issues of Cyberlaw at numerous International Internet Fora, conferences and exhibitions like India Internet World, 1998, 1999 , 2000 & 2001 at New Delhi; E-biz-2000, E-BizIndia-2000, E-Governance Conference; Apricot 1999 at Singapore; and Regional Meeting of Infoethics (UNESCO), 2000 at Beijing.

Pavan has been invited as a speaker on Cyber Terrorism at the 11th Annual AMIC conference in Perth, Australia. He was also plenary speaker at the Regional Seminar on the Root Causes of Terrorism and the Role of Youth organized by the World Youth Foundation on the subject of Cybercrime and Cyber Terrorism. He was invited by the Mauritian Management Association to conduct the first of its kind seminar on Cyberlaw in Mauritius in August 2002.

Web Meetings by Pavan Duggal Associates
Dr. Pavan Duggal @ The HackersMeet 2020
Online Cyberlaw Research Paper Competition

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